MadSci Network: Botany

Re: Plants contains chemicals. How does a plant, keep from poisoning itself?

Date: Sun Oct 15 19:57:49 2000
Posted By: David Hershey, Faculty, Botany, NA
Area of science: Botany
ID: 971541927.Bt

If you remember plant cell structure, think of the large vacuoles in plant 
cells. Vacuoles and other specialized organelles are a good place to store 
toxic substances so plants don't poison themselves. 

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